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Eugene T. Gendlin is a seminal American philosopher and psychologist. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago and taught there from 1963 to 1995. His philosophical work is concerned especially with the relationship between logic and implicit intricacy. Philosophy books include
Experiencing and the Creation of Meaning, Language Beyond Post-Modernism: Saying and Thinking in Gendlin's Philosophy edited by David Michael Levin, (fourteen commentaries and Gendlin’s replies), and
A Process Model. There is a world wide network of applications and practices (http://www.focusing.org) stemming from this philosophy.
Gendlin has been honored three times by the American Psychological Association for his development of Experiential Psychotherapy. He was a founder and editor for many years of the Association’s Clinical Division Journal, Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. His book
Focusing has sold over half a million copies and has appeared in seventeen languages. His psychology-related books are
Let Your Body Interpret Your Dreams and Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy.